CARMEN is an 1845 novella by French author Prosper Merimee. It has been adapted into a number of dramatic works, including the famous opera by Georges Bizet. The novella comprises four parts. Only the first three appeared in the original publication in the October 1, 1845 issue of the Revue des Deux Mondes; the fourth first appeared in the book publication in 1846. Merimee tells the story as if it... [click here for more]
E. Hoffmann Price's Exotic Adventures Megapack® contains 11 stories and short novels set in a wide range of locales: Europe, Polynesia, Asia, the Middle East, etc. Their settings also range chronologically, from historical adventures to contemporary thrillers and were all published between 1935 and 1945 (with an outlier from 1971 as the finale).
These are full-blooded, two-fisted tales of warriors... [click here for more]
The Philip K. Dick Megapack assembles no less than 15 classic science fiction stories by Philip K. Dick. Included are:
INTRODUCTION: PHILIP K. DICK
BEYOND LIES THE WUB
THE CRYSTAL CRYPT
BEYOND THE DOOR
THE EYES HAVE IT
THE VARIABLE MAN
TONY AND THE BEETLES
THE HANGING STRANGER
PIPER IN THE WOODS
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500 years after the Galactic Empire's collapse, the 427th Light Maintenance Battalion of the Imperial Space Marines stubbornly hold onto their mission, training to repair starships that never come. Their equipment gradually wears out and to all outward appearance, they seem to be primitive savages, living by hunting and farming.
When a coup removes Colonel Marcus Harris, commander of the maintenance... [click here for more]